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I’m Breaking Things! New Web Design, New Name!

I’m breaking things. Please excuse the mess while I’m tinkering. As you can see, there’s been some changes. I decided to change the name of my site from Starry-Eyed Pragmatist to Starry Living. I also decided to change the site design while I was at it. So, lots of changes! I have a large family […]

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Arabic Homeschooling Network Interview

Arabic Homeschooling Network Interview | Starry-Eyed Pragmatist

In January of 2017 I was interviewed by the Arabic Homeschooling Network. The interview was shown in October of 2017. I am so grateful to be interviewed by the Arabic Homeschooling Network. It was such a neat experience. The interview was done by a fellow homeschooling mother in my local homeschool group in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. […]

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Exploring Unschooling Podcast Interview: Unschooling Around the World (#83)

Exploring Unschooling Podcast Interview: Unschooling Around the World (#83) | Starry-Eyed Pragmatist

In the summer of 2017 I was interviewed by Pam Laricchia on the Exploring Unschooling podcast. It was a great experience and I was honored to be a part such a great project. I do feel like a rambled a bit in parts, but I guess that’s real life. Take a listen! I hope you […]

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For the Love of Learning Show Interview: Home Education in Challenging Situations (#90)

For the Love of Learning Show Interview: Home Education in Challenging Situations (#90) | Starry-Eyed Pragmatist

In the beginning of 2017, I was once again among a panel of guests interviewed on the For the Love of Learning Show – Voices of the Alternative Education Movement with host Lainie Liberti, which aired on the Conscious Consumer Network. The show topic was “Home Education in Challenging Situations.” It was a fascinating group of […]

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For the Love of Learning Show Interview: Unschooling Around the World (#25)

For the Love of Learning Show Interview: Unschooling Around the World (#25) | Starry-Eyed Pragmatist

In the summer of 2015, I was among a panel of guests interviewed on the For the Love of Learning Show – Voices of the Alternative Education Movement with host Lainie  Liberti, which aired on the Conscious Consumer Network. The show topic was “Unschooling Around the World.” I had a great time doing the interview. It […]

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Hard Work – Part 3: How can we cultivate diligence, grit, and helpfulness in our children?

Hard Work - Part 3: How can we cultivate diligence, grit, and helpfulness in our children? | Starr-Eyed Pragmatist

In Part 3 of the series on Hard Work we get to the the practical question: “I have to get stuff done, am I just supposed to wait around and hope that people will help me?! So far that’s never happened!”

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